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ALANBROOKE, FM Alan Francis, 1st Viscount Alanbrooke of Brookeborough (1883-1963)

Broadcasts and scripts, 1944-[1962]

References on this page: ALANBROOKE: 9



Papers relating to Radio Canada programme on Brooke's role in discussions between British and Russian High Commands, Moscow, Oct 1944, including script by R A Benoît and related correspondence.

1 file


1953 Dec-1954 Mar

Papers relating to preparation of BBC obituary programme on Rt Hon Sir Winston (Leonard Spencer) Churchill, including draft and revised versions of section of script written by Brooke; correspondence between Brooke and BBC Television Film Department.

1 file


1956 Nov

Draft of Brooke's foreword to a history of the Indian Mountain Artillery, with letter from Gale and Polden Ltd enclosing proof copy (not included).

1 file



Correspondence relating to various broadcasting and publishing projects, mainly comprising letter to Brooke from Ken McCormick, Editor-in-Chief, Doubleday and Company, New York, Jun 1957, concerning possibility of Brooke doing a lecture tour of the USA; letters to Brooke from Data Film Productions Ltd, Sep 1957, asking permission for Columbia Broadcasting System, USA, to use BBC television appearance by Brooke in their own productions; letter to Brooke from Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, 17 Nov 1959, asking him to appear on the television programme Front page challenge; letter to Brooke from Noel Monks, Daily Mail, 13 May 1960, asking if he would write an article on how he would have dealt with a German invasion of Britain in 1940.

1 file



Tape recording of interview of Brooke by Joseph C Harsch about Brooke's recollections of US Gen George Marshall, recorded for National Broadcasting Company's programme Biography and sound, with two copies of covering letter from Harsch.

1 audio cassette, 2 copies of letter



Letters to Brooke from Independent Television News Limited, May 1962, asking him if he could re-record his contribution to an obituary programme for Rt Hon Sir Winston (Leonard Spencer) Churchill, originally recorded for Associated Rediffusion, 1960. With [original and revised] versions of script of Brooke's contribution, [1960-1962].

1 file



Draft and revised versions of script of Brooke's contribution to a BBC obituary programme on Rt Hon Sir Winston (Leonard Spencer) Churchill. With related correspondence.

1 file


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